Mitochondrial myopathy


Test Information

Test Name

Mitochondrial myopathy

Synonyms

MELAS; Mitochondrial Myopathy: Targeted Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing; Mitochondrial point mutation

Preferred Specimen

Buccal cells

Testing Location

Referral


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Early morning mouth wash
  • patient to wash mouth out with distilled water into sterile container

Processing Information

Registration Code

MISS


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

External Lab Website